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The Decline of Communities Could Explain America's Health Problems

Is our rugged individualism making us sick?

Should Hospitals Spend Money to Look Good?

Evidence suggests colors, natural light and design can improve healing times.

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Air Pollution Linked to More Severe Heart Attacks

Heart attack survivors are more likely to die over the following years if they live in an area with higher levels of pollution.

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What Mosh Pits Can Teach Us About Crowd Control in Public Spaces

Though they look like a mess of humanity, the pits actually follow a set of rules.

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Why Sick Trees Make for Sick People

The strange, fascinating relationship between the health of trees and the health of people.

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How $25 Could Keep More People Out of Nursing Homes

A little extra spending on delivering meals can dramatically increase the number of seniors who live independently.

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When Public Clinics Beat Private Practice

According to a new study, community clinics keep costs down and do a better job treating patients.